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  • Security Consulting, Self-Defense & More

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    Van Dyke Protection provides physical security consulting, self-defense training, active-shooter response techniques, and unarmed bodyguard services.

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  • Self-Defense for Women & Girls

    The Female Awareness Self-Defense's course is designed to make you more aware, prepared, and ready for any situation that may occur in your everyday life on any given day. This course differs from other self-defense classes in that they start from the point of attack, and since I believe attacks begin before it becomes physical, we teach how to avoid the attack altogether.

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  • Self Defense Training Center

    The Krav Maga Institute in New York City is the first and only IKMF training center in New York. The institute offers a wide range of daily classes for all levels, master classes, intensive workshops, short courses and private training opportunities.

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  • Self Defense Training

    Established and based in the heart of NYC, the Krav Maga Institute offers a wide range of self defense and Krav Maga Classes directly from Israel. Our dedicated team of six instructors are among the most experienced in the USA and offer the best and most up to date Krav Maga training available in modern practical self defense. The Krav Maga Institute offers Krav Maga group classes and private training opportunities including the BullyProof NYC program (self defense for kids), women's self defense classes, fighting classes, tactical fitness in and around New York City every day of the week at affordable prices. The Krav Maga Institute in New York City is the first and only IKMF training center in New York. The Institute offers a wide range of daily classes for all levels, master classes, intensive workshops, short courses and private training opportunities.

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  • Self-Defense Lessons

    Learn self-defense that's practical for anyone regardless of strength or gender. Learn an effective classical ancient Japanese martial art that harnesses the principles of distance, timing, and subtlety that create the devastating power one can use to protect one's self and others against one or multiple opponents. Our training is appropriate for men and women from all walks of life regardless of previous experience, ability or body type and will increase your health and longevity. Everyone is welcome.

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  • Fitness & Self-Defense Training

    I provide custom self defense and fitness training.I focus on designing a program especially for you, giving you a high level of proficiency as in a short amount of time. I specialize in Krav Maga, Boxing, Kick Boxing and Hybrid Fitness training!

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  • Self-Defense Training

    Established and based in the heart of NYC, the Krav Maga Institute offers a wide range of self-defense and Krav Maga classes directly from Israel. Our dedicated team of 6 instructors are among the most experienced in the USA and offer the best and most up-to-date Krav Maga training available in modern practical self-defense. The Krav Maga Institute offers Krav Maga group classes and private training opportunities including the BullyProof NYC program (self-defense for kids), women's self-defense classes, fighting classes, and tactical fitness in and around New York City, every day of the week at affordable prices. The Krav Maga Institute in New York City is the first and only IKMF training center in New York. The Institute offers a wide range of daily classes for all levels, master classes, intensive workshops, short courses and private training opportunities.

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  • Combat Art & Self-Defense Services

    We specialize in combat arts, self-defense, and the art of expressing the human body. We have private training available, semiprivate group classes, and seminars. Please contact us for additional details.

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  • Self-Defense & Krav Maga Classes

    Established and based in the heart of NYC, the Krav Maga Institute offers a wide range of Self-Defense and Krav Maga Classes directly from Israel. Our dedicated team of six instructors are among the most experienced in the USA and offer the best and most up-to-date Krav Maga training available in modern practical self-defense. The Krav Maga Institute offers Krav Maga group classes and private training opportunities, including the BullyProof NYC program (self-defense for kids), Women's Self-Defense classes, fighting classes and tactical fitness in and around New York City everyday of the week at affordable prices. The Krav Maga Institute in New York City is the first and only IKMF training center in New York. The Institute offers a wide range of daily classes for all levels, Master classes, intensive workshops, short courses and private training opportunities.

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  • Fitness Training

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    Hi! My name is Yorddy Velez, and I have been a personal trainer for almost 10 years. I love what I do, and I love to help people through fitness. I am located in the lower East Side of New York City. I work and live near by so I will always be easily reached. A little about myself: I am a Judo black belt, with extensive sports conditioning and martial arts training. I am also a certified nutritionist, personal trainer, conditioning coach and youth exercise specialist. I try to make my training is very diverse to always keep workouts fun. I offer self-defense, personal or group, Home or personal gym, Women or kids and sport-specific training training. I offer all types of training for all kinds of people. I try to cater to all needs and ages. My prices are very reasonable. From $60-85 per hourly session with diet recommendations included. The pricing all depends on a person's or group's needs, amount of sessions purchased and location. I will travel to you! Se habla Espanol! Thank You All The Best! Yorddy Velez

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  • Fitness Training Services

    My services are available for the following: * Weight loss * Muscle building * Strength training * Athletic performance * Self-defense * Nutrition * Movement education * Core training

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  • MMA Manhattan

    MMA school in NYC training students in mixed martial arts for both self defense and competition. Our MMA gym is located in Manhattan, New York City.

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  • Kung Fu for Adults & Kids

    We teach authentic southern shaolin five animal kung fu. Our style, hung ga, is famous for its strong techniques and self defense. We also teach chi kung, sport fighting, and lion dance.

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  • Martial Arts Training Services

    We are a full-schedule martial arts school. We provide the following training: * Strength and conditioning workouts * Aesthetic workouts * Self-defense We have a professional fighting coach to help you.

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  • Martial Arts Training Services

    I teach private lessons for tae kwon do, kickboxing and Muay Thai! One-on-one lessons or group classes are possible. Martial arts teaches you respect, discipline, self-control, perfect and fun cardio but above all self-defense! Contact me for more info.

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  • Fitness Training Services

    Mission : "To Empower Communities One Woman at A Time Through Fitness and Self-Defense " I am a New York native. I've been in the martial arts/ fitness industry for over 40 years. During my martial arts journey, I've conducted fitness & self ~ defense seminars for the New York City Police Academy, hospital officials, colleges, public / private schools , senior centers , churches and other martial arts schools. I also discovered that there was a need to empower women from all walks of life (domestic violence, obesity, etc.). I believe that everyone has a calling. This is mine. I'm passionate of what I do, and at the end of the day, I find the smiles on my clients' faces to be "priceless".

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  • Martial Arts Education

    I offer a variety programs to meet your students needs. Using the modern approach of western teaching strategies. My program is meant to introduce, entertain and stimulate the young person and perhaps inspire the student to pursue a path in health and wellness. I offer a well-balanced contemporary program for young and older adults that emphasize respect, self-esteem, fitness, self-defense and integrity. Martial Arts are good clean fun for the young and older students alike. It's a great way to release stress. The students will learn the positive benefits of self-discipline and confidence; they will develop coordination and increase their strength and flexibility. Feel free to call anytime. Thank you for your time and consideration.

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  • Personal Trainer

    Hello, my name is Luis Reyes, and I am a certified personal trainer through the ISSA and IFPA. I offer weight loss management, toning and body shaping and also muscle building. I also offer boxing, MMA and muay Thai lessons. I also offer self-defense. I believe that the client comes first and having a good relationship with your clients will make it easier to work as a unit to get and achieve any goals and fitness challenges that you are aim for to reach and unlock your full potential.

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  • Learn Traditional Karate

    The Kyudokan dojo practices the style of karate that is well-known as Orthodox Goju Ryu. Goju Ryu is a traditional art from Okinawa, the homeland of karate. The karate style known as Goju Ryu was founded and developed by Chojun Miyagi (1888 - 1953). Meaning hard/soft, Goju is a self-defense system that focuses on close range fighting with efficiency of movement and also building confidence through personal development. Kyudokan means, "The school that is searching for the way". We strive to share the true history of Goju Ryu Karate for all generations. We also work with our brothers and sisters throughout the world in researching, training, and teaching the ideals of karate-do.

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  • Martial Arts Training Services

    CHKA is the premier downtown martial arts school that is offering classes in kenpo karate and kickboxing for children and adults 7 days a week. Free weekly women's self-defense "smash" class is available every Tuesday at 7 p.m. Academy-trained instructors are available for private lessons, group classes, and on-site workshops and seminars. Full schedule of classes at our East Village Studio. Head instructor Sifu Jack F.C. Shamburger is a 3rd generation martial arts grand master and a US marine. He was given his own system, Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo, in 1990 by grand master Al Tracy of Tracy's International Kenpo Studios, and has been training the men, women, and children of NYC ever since. There are CHKA affiliate schools all over the country and the world.

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Thumbtack Spotlight

Omni Martial Arts

No matter why someone says they are coming to our school, the truth is always the same: They want to feel better about themselves. That's what we provide, whether through greater fitness levels, achieving a goal, or simply knowing they can defend themselves.

Omni Martial Arts offers Judo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts and practical self-defense classes to beginners, intermediate and advanced students. Owner and Instructor Julio Rivera started training students in 2009 after leaving a stable job. His wife and friends encouraged him to start a business on his own despite the recession that took place during that time. With his knowledge, experience and genuine care for his students, his business flourished.

We are all friends, working to make each others' lives better. Hard training, great friendships and real results: thats what Omni Martial Arts is all about.

Julio takes pride in having three students who bagged the gold, silver and bronze medals in Jiu Jitsu Tournament in the absolute division.

If you are on the lookout for a Martial Arts teacher who has genuine affection for his students and can effectively help you get a good shape, be one of Julio's skilled students.

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  • Self Defense Fighting Instructor

    DefensiveFit Cross Training

    (17 reviews)

    Learn simple self defense techniques and styles from one of the reliable instructors in your area. Hire him and experience the benefits of his effective self defense training services for your personal safety.

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  • Private Self Defense Lessons

    IronLIFE Fitness

    (14 reviews)

    This insured and certified company has been providing one of the best self defense classes for 12 years. Their experienced self defense instructors also offer iron body sculpt sessions, and more.

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  • Personal Self Defense Training Services

    Body Team Fitness & Self Defense

    (11 reviews)

    Are you seeking a reliable self defense company? This firm is the right choice. They proudly provide mixed martial arts training services that will exceed your expectations.

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  • Self Defense Workouts

    dare2befitny

    (11 reviews)

    If you need an instructor who teaches kickboxing as a way to lose weight, hire this skilled personal trainer. This professional also teaches strength, functional and endurance training programs.

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  • Self Defense Business

    East Morris Karate Academy

    (10 reviews)

    Learning self defense is a rewarding endeavor which can help boost your confidence and fitness level. So, enroll in this company's self defense programs now.

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  • Tai Chi

    Taiji Union (Tai Chi School)

    This martial arts academy has been providing professional Tai Chi classes for more than 10 years. Let them help your mind and body against stress, anxiety, and body pains.

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  • Personal Defense Training

    JKD NYC

    JKD NYC offers personal defense training and personal protection classes through Jeet Kune Do, MMA, pro fitness, women's self defense classes, hand-to-hand combat and more.

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  • Adults & Children Martial Arts Training

    Gotham Martial Arts

    Dawn Sardinas teaches traditional taekwondo to adults and children. She also provides women's self-defense workshops that feature techniques taken from her more than 16 years of training.

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  • Martial Arts Classes

    Traditional Okinawan Karate

    This company offers traditional classes in the martial arts for children, teens and adults. Their activities include techniques from karate, judo, jujitsu, aikido, kung fu, grappling, and more.

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  • Self Defense Instruction

    CK Chu Tai Chi

    Get fit while learning self-defense when you sign up with Tai Chi Chuan martial arts training from this company. They also teach a full curriculum of meditation, chi kung, tai chi, and nei kung.

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  • Brazilian Jujitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Judo & Adults and Kids Martial Arts

    Omni Martial Arts

    For self defense lessons from friendly instructors, try Omni Martial Arts. They teach Judo, Jiu Jitsu, practical self defense training and mixed martial arts. They do semi-private to personal classes.

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  • Realistic Self Defense & Martial Arts

    Keysi Fighting Method (KFM)

    If you want to learn self defense in realistic scenario training, Keysi Fighting Method is perfect for you. They provide reality-based martial arts classes and practical self defense skills.

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  • MMA Manhattan

    Pure MMA NYC

    Pure MMA NYC specializes in training students in mixed martial arts for both self defense as well as competitions. If you want to be trained in an MMA gym, choose them.

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  • Martial Arts Instructors

    Brooklyn Eagle Claw Kung Fu

    Learn how to defend yourself during dangerous situations by taking self-defense classes from Brooklyn Eagle Claw Kung Fu. They also provide martial arts instruction for both adults and children.

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  • Handgun Training & More

    New Jersey Firearms Academy

    Get in touch with Lateif Dickerson if you are looking for a professional instructor who provides quality selfdefense classes in your area. He teaches combative and knife defense training.

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  • Self Defence Training

    Isdsamurai

    Poya Rostami is a martial arts expert who offers a variety of self defense and tactical training services for men and women alike. They teach Intelligent Self Defense Samurai classes and more.

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  • Traditional Martial Arts & Self Defence Classes

    Moy Tung Kung Fu-Ving Tsun

    Moy Tung Kung Fu is among the professional self defense schools that provide training in the Ving Tsun system. They teach simple economic movements to acquire the maximum result.

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  • Judo, Martial Arts, Grappling & Wrestling

    North Jersey Judo

    If you'd like to learn self defense in a clean and friendly environment, try North Jersey Judo. Their helpful instructors provide judo, practical self-defense, and mixed martial arts classes.

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  • Women's Self-Defense & Safety Classes

    Travel Security Professionals

    Learn safety and security, including situational awareness, facial recognition, hands-on self defense for women, and vehicle, travel, home and campus safety from a former female police officer.

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  • Self Defense Courses

    S.J. Kim Taekwon-do

    S.J. Kim Taekwon-do offers traditional and original self defense courses for Taekwondo. They teach kids and adults on black belt classes, patterns, techniques, and more. They have free trial lessons.

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“Need Self Defense Instruction”

Camden, NJ

Discipline
Assault prevention
Age
Adult
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No experience
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Need an instructor to come out maybe once or twice a month to teach senior citizens self defense
$150
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